The Resume Makeover: 50 Common Problems With Resumes and Cover Letters - and How to Fix Them
50 Common Problems With Resumes and Cover Letters - and How to Fix Them
How to make yourself look much better "on paper"
While the right resume and cover letter are crucial to getting the kind of job you want, the wrong resume and cover letter will definitely keep you from your dream job. The Resume Makeover's unique problem-solving approach helps you zero in on the critical aspects of these essential job-hunting tools, turning your resume weaknesses into resume strengths.
Renowned career coach and resume writer John Marcus identifies 50 common resume problems and shows you how to solve each one. You'll learn how to overcome such problems as gaps in your employment history, frequent job hopping, and deficiencies in your skill set. You'll also discover how to maximize your resume's visual impact and describe your work experience in crisp, powerful language. Marcus shows you how to:
- Make employers want to read your resume
- Choose attention-grabbing key words and phrases
- Deal with sensitive issues such as age, having been fired, and embarrassing former jobs
- Present yourself as a valuable asset to employers
- Create a clear and attractive visual presentation
- Craft high-impact cover letters that instantly hook employers and recruiters
Complete with stunning before-and-after examples that demonstrate the tremendous value of a few simple changes, The Resume Makeover is your key to removing employment roadblocks and filling your calendar with interview appointments.
210 pages; ISBN 9780071426053
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Title: The Resume Makeover: 50 Common Problems With Resumes and Cover Letters - and How to Fix Them
Author: John Marcus
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